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  • MPs urge gov’t to curb fuel siphoning

    Members of Parliament have asked government to crack down on persons who siphon fuel from fuel tankers in transit. Hon. Robina Rwakoojo (NRM, Gomba West) raised the matter during a House sitting on...
  • MPs call for increased funding for kidney disease care

    Legislators have passed a motion urging government to deliver quality, affordable and sustainable kidney disease care in Uganda. The motion, which also urges government to commemorate the World...
  • Vet Traders’ documentation before payment - Attorney General

    The Attorney General, Hon. William Byaruhanga, has said the traders who are seeking compensation for losses made in South Sudan should be authenticated before payments are effected. Byaruhanga said...
  • Parliament to investigate closure of Busoga University

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has tasked the Parliamentary Committee on Education to look into the alleged closure of Busoga University by the National Council for Higher...
  • Social media killing professional journalism - Oulanyah

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah says he is concerned with the way social media is killing professional journalism in Uganda. Oulanyah, who was speaking at a seminar for journalists...
  • No funds for traders’ compensation - Bahati

    The State Minister for Finance (Planning), Hon David Bahati, has revealed that government does not have money to pay traders who supplied goods and services to the Government of South Sudan.   Bahati...
  • MPs query Uganda Airlines shareholding

    Members of Parliament have learnt with shock that the ownership of Uganda Airlines, which is being revived by government, is shrouded in mystery. In its report on a Supplementary Appropriation Bill...
  • Revoke licenses of teachers guilty of sexual abuse - MPs

    Legislators want certificates of teachers found guilty of sexual violence canceled. The MPs were responding to the report from the select committee that inquired into allegations of sexual violence...
  • Oulanyah tells gov’t to streamline refugee processes

    The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has asked the government to improve the processes and systems of handling refugees in Uganda. Oulanyah said that refugees migrate seeking better opportunities or...
  • Ministries contradict on list of verified traders

    Members of Parliament investigating the compensation of Ugandan traders in South Sudan are disappointed to note that the list of traders approved by Parliament for payment was inaccurate. MPs learnt...

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